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A 26-year-old female asked:

quit smoking marijuana at 23 weeks pregnant. will my baby test positive for thc? will my baby suffer withdrawl ? will. cps take her from me?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Unlikely, no & no: It is not routine in most places to test babies for THC but if you stop now & they test urine the test will be neg, but there are many false positives so if pos. ask for confirmation- see http://www.freedomisgreen.com/when-your-baby-tests-positive-for-marijuana/ If they test meconium it might be pos.; if so CPS will investigate but should not take her. If any withdrawal it's mild & insignificant.

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Last updated Jun 1, 2014

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